Trex Company, Inc. has appointed human resources executive Melkeya McDuffie as a new independent member of its Board of Directors effective immediately.
McDuffie is an accomplished executive and leader with a long career in human capital and general business management. She is currently executive VP, chief human resources officer for Clean Harbors. Prior to this role, McDuffie was chief human resources officer at The Wallace Foundation. From 2005 to 2020, she held a series of talent management positions at Waste Management, moving up from regional HR business partner to VP, Global Organization and Talent Development. Earlier in her career, she held similar positions at Wells Fargo Mortgage, HSBC Finance Corporation, and Quest Diagnostics. McDuffie received her B.A. in business and an M.B.A. from York St. John University. She currently is pursuing her Ph.D. in business administration at North Central University.
Bryan H. Fairbanks, president and CEO, commented, “I am pleased to welcome Melkeya to Trex Company’s board as we to continue to elevate our commitment to staff and organizational development. Her experience in corporate strategy and focus on inclusive culture and talent development make her a great fit for Trex Company. Melkeya brings a track record and world-class expertise in leading business-focused people strategies that will support the long-term success of our business and culture. With her impressive credentials and management capabilities, she will further strengthen the business and strategic acumen on the Trex Company board. We look forward to Melkeya’s contributions to our board.”
McDuffie will serve on the Compensation and Audit Committees of the board. Following her appointment, the board will be comprised of 10 directors, eight of whom are independent.